Wellington

Wellington - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Wellington, meaning people living in the hamlet in the cleared area near the temple, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #844. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Wellington and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Wellington? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Wellington. The baby boy name Wellington was given to 5 baby boys in 2010, ranking #4365 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 335,017 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Wellington peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1913 on position 844.



Famous with this name

Wellington Abreu
Wellington
Wellington Sun


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Wellington is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Wellington is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,097 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,097.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Wellington is where you live.


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Wellington origin and meaning

Wellington is a 10 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means people living in the hamlet in the cleared area near the temple. To see famous people named Wellington, pop culture references for the name Wellington and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Wellington

We've found the following names that sound similar to Wellington, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20104365
20044240
20013904
19992766
19973569
19953032
19943640
19831931
19802131
19782007
19732062
19701592
19671722
19661705
19401653
19391619
19321536
19311568
19281256
19261960
19251121
19241084
19231056
19221067
19211091
1920905
19191023
1918975
1917861
19161037
19151499
19141008
1913844

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2097

Even more about Wellington


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Wellington a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Wellington?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Wellington
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 335,017
Letter count 10
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1913
2010 births +5

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